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    Default South Central GPS Signal Notice

    The GPS navigation signal may be unreliable due to testing on GPS frequencies used by shipboard navigation and handheld systems. Systems
    that rely on GPS, such as E-911, AIS and DSC, may be affected at an approximate testing center point of 611450.8N, 1495041.0W, with apossible impact radius of 97 NM from center point.GPS testing is scheduled to be conducted August 10th, 2012, from 1600Z-2000Z (August 11th, 2012, from 0000U-0400U) and August 13th,2012 from 2200Z-2359Z (August 14th, 2012, from 0200U-0359U).More information is available at the Coast Guard Navigation Center web site WWW.NAVCEN.USCG.GOV. During this period GPS users areencouraged to report any GPS service outages that they may experience to the Navigation Information Service (NIS) by calling (703) 313-5900
    or by using the NAVCEN web site to submit a GPS problem report.

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    The location that is listed in this announcement is the west end of the runway at JBER, formally known as Elmendorf Air Force Base, directly north of Anchorage.

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    Who the hell boats up there? Should have verified the area....sorry

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    "with a radius of 97NM from the center point"

    That includes most all of Cook Inlet.
    Winter is Coming...

    Go GeocacheAlaska!

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